How to Get the Bloodfiend's Arm in Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree

Discover how to get the Bloodfiend's Arm in Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree DLC.

Elden Ring DLC: How to Get the Bloodfiend's Arm Weapon

The release of Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree DLC has brought exciting new weapons for players to discover. Among these is the Bloodfiend's Arm, a colossal weapon that packs a serious punch. This guide will walk through the process of obtaining the Bloodfiend's Arm and explain why it's worth the effort.

What is the Bloodfiend's Arm?

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The Bloodfiend's Arm is classified as a colossal weapon in Elden Ring. It's a massive club-type weapon that trades speed for raw power. This weapon excels at dealing heavy damage and breaking enemy posture allowing for devastating critical hits. 

One of the standout features of the Bloodfiend's Arm is its ability to build up bleed quickly on enemies. This makes it particularly effective against certain bosses including some of the toughest encounters in the DLC.



How to Get the Bloodfiend's Arm

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To get your hands on this weapon, you need to farm specific enemies called Bloodfiends. While these foes can be found in various areas, the most efficient spot to farm them is in Prospect Town.

Reaching Prospect Town requires a bit of exploration. Here's a step-by-step guide:

  1. Start at the Gravesite Plain site of grace
  2. Travel north to find the Three-Path Cross site of grace
  3. Head west from Three-Path Cross
  4. Follow the rocky path around a large hill
  5. Pass through a cavern
  6. Arrive at the Clifford Terminus site of grace

From the Clifford Terminus, continue south toward the ruins of Prospect Town. Look for a destroyed wall covered in red cloth. Climb the rubble to reach higher ground then follow the broken stairs upward.

You'll spot a large fallen pillar that serves as a bridge, use this to access a narrow ruined wall. Follow this wall westward to enter Prospect Town proper.



Farming the Bloodfiend's Arm

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Once in Prospect Town, you'll encounter a group of six Bloodfiends. These are the enemies that have a chance to drop the Bloodfiend's Arm when defeated. The process is straightforward:

  1. Defeat the Bloodfiends
  2. Check for the weapon drop
  3. If unsuccessful, rest at the nearby site of grace
  4. Return and repeat the process

To increase your chances of obtaining the weapon, consider using items that boost item discovery. The Silver Tear Mask and Silver-Pickled Fowl Foot can both help improve drop rates.

Why Use the Bloodfiend's Arm?

The Bloodfiend's Arm is an OP weapon that shines in certain builds. Its key attributes include:

  • High raw damage output
  • Excellent for breaking enemy posture
  • Rapid bleed buildup
  • Customizable with different Ashes of War

While it comes equipped with the Endure skill, players can swap this out for other Ashes of War to suit their playstyle. Popular choices include Shriek of Sorrow Savage, Lion's Claw, and Rolling Sparks.



Weapon Requirements

Before setting out to obtain the Bloodfiend's Arm, it's important to note its attribute requirements:

  • Strength: 28
  • Dexterity: 11
  • Arcane: 16

The weapon scales well with both Strength and Arcane making it a solid choice for builds focusing on these stats.


Aspect Details
Weapon Type Colossal Club
Best Farming Location Prospect Town
Key Features High damage, posture break, bleed buildup
Attribute Requirements Str: 28, Dex: 11, Arc: 16
Upgrade Material Smithing Stones
Max Upgrade Level +25

The Bloodfiend's Arm is a formidable addition to any Tarnished's arsenal in Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree DLC. Its combination of raw power and bleed potential makes it a standout choice for tackling the expansion's toughest challenges. While obtaining it may require some farming, the payoff is well worth the effort for players looking to dominate in the Realm of Shadow.